Open groups of programs and documents in several profiles, with Kana Launcher

Kana Launcher is a free program you can use to launch frequently used programs and documents.

Kana launcher is able to use drag and drop, right click menu or Windows Explorer to manage the icons and menus. It recognizes any file type; you can put a shortcut, documents, or other files into Kana Launcher’s data folder. The menu can pop up anywhere on desktop. Unlimited icons and popup menus (including sub menus) can be created. Integrated system popup menu to easily access Windows settings.

The program is able to assign a system wide hotkey for its menu or icon; the shortcut does not need to be placed on desktop, or Start menu. It supports more than one configuration files, so that it can be used to create different sets of icons.

* For a simpler, but also powerful and free, solution you may like to use Favorite Launcher